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Field Activity Details for field activity K173NC

AKA: none

Other ID: K-1-73-NC,KEL173NC

Status: Completed


Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Dave McCulloch

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sparker

Scientific Purpose/Goals:


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1973-04-10

End Date: 1973-04-28

Equipment Used: sparker, navigation, uniboom, dartcore

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: physical data holdings


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: A scanned copy of the K-1-73-NC track chart from the USGS Open File Report 76-736 is available

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Dave McCulloch (USGS Western Region) - Chief Scientist


Northern California

North: 38.0811 South: 37.1168 West: -123.883 East: -122.4352


photo of Kelez


McCulloch, D.S., 1976, Acoustic reflection profiles R/V Kelez, April 1973 (Leg 1), Gulf of Farallones, central California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-736,


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
sparker --- Sparker
sparker (data on FAD)
navigation --- Navigation
Best file with nav in ArcInfo E00 format
Dead reckoning data k-1-73-nc.010 (Provisional best file)
Dead reckoning data k-1-73-nc.010_degree
uniboom --- Boomer
uniboom (data on FAD)
dartcore --- Geology

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